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Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007 Discussion, 04' cts stuck cap on oil filter housing in Cadillac CTS Coupe, Sport Sedan and Sport Wagon Forums; Any thoughts on how to loosen the cap on the oil filter housing other than using a break over bar ...
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    04' cts stuck cap on oil filter housing

    Any thoughts on how to loosen the cap on the oil filter housing other than using a break over bar ??


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    If you can't get it off I would say a bigger bar. Don't use an impact! Just get a bar and try not to break the nut off!

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    Re: 04' cts stuck cap on oil filter housing

    And when reinstalling, please do not tighten it down so hard.

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    Re: 04' cts stuck cap on oil filter housing

    Big bar worked! Thanks

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    Didnt think i had tightend it that much!! Noticed the top of cap shows a torque setting of 25Nm. That seems like alot? Any thoughts?

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